Johanna M. Costigan is an M.Sc. candidate in Contemporary Chinese Studies at the University of Oxford. After graduating from Bard College with majors in East Asian Studies and Written Arts, she served as a Writing Fellow at NYU Shanghai for two years.

Last Updated: September 11, 2019

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09.13.19

Why Is the FBI Investigating Americans Who Study in China?

Rosie Levine, Johanna M. Costigan & more
Over the last two years, the FBI has questioned at least five U.S. citizens who have studied at Yenching Academy, a Master’s degree program hosted by Peking University. The purpose of the interviews, according to NPR, is to “ascertain whether they...